Sad Day! Jerrod Carmichael Leaks Cancellation News of “The Carmichael Show (@CarmichaelShow)”

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Last confirmed and last cancelled it seems when it comes to NBC and The Carmichael Show.

Yep and sadly, it has been confirmed by comedian/actor and star of the series, Jerrod Carmichael that The Carmichael Show has been cancelled. The network made the decision to end the series after Jerrod opted to exit the series earlier today and leaked the show was ending as cast options were set to expire at today’s end.

via Deadline

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The Carmichael Show, from 20th TV, which is the leading studio, and Universal TV, scored a dramatic eleventh-hour renewal last year, with a deal coming after NBC had announced its fall schedule and its executives had faced questions about the show’s uncertain future in light of its acclaim.

Carmichael released a statement to Deadline today through his publicist.

“For three seasons (okay 2.5), I got to make a show that I love with my friends,” he said. “It’s something I’ve wanted to do since I was 13. Now, I’m excited to go make other things that I love. Thank you to every person who worked on or watched The Carmichael Show.“

Just like last May, we heard renewal negotiation between NBC and 20th TV had been difficult, with the two sides far apart and talks going slowly. With no clear indications from the network one way or the other, I hear 20th TV quietly sent out feelers to other networks to gauge potential interest in case NBC opted to cancel the show.

“The Carmichael Show was such a wonderful show that we choose to focus today not on its loss but on the three incredible seasons we had the pleasure to produce,” said 20th Century Fox TV Presidents Jonnie Davis and Howard Kurtzman today in a statement. “We are thankful to the brilliant Jerrod Carmichael and his talented cast, and to showrunner Danielle Sanchez-Witzell, our fantastic writers and devoted production team. It’s a rarity that a comedy series tackles the social and political issues of the day in such a clever and hilariously funny way. This show was special, and we will miss it.”

Said NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt and President Jennifer Salke: “We are enormously proud of The Carmichael Show and Jerrod’s talent and vision to do a classic family sitcom that also taps into issues and relevant stories from the real world. We thank and salute the cast, crew, and producers — and especially Jerrod — for three critically acclaimed seasons.”

Season 3 of The Carmichael Show — a rare critically praised multi-camera sitcom — was produced for this midseason but was held until May 31. There had been concerns the delay would chip away at the show’s timeliness, which had been part of its DNA as the show had regularly taken on hot-button subjects like police violence.

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But Season 3 has proven very timely — two weeks ago NBC postponed at the last minute an episode that deals with a mass shooting as it fell on a day of two real-life mass shootings in the U.S. — including the one at a congressional GOP baseball practice. The network’s decision was publicly criticized by Carmichael who called it “criminal.” That episode aired last night.

Last week, The Carmichael Show tackled the N-word and whether white people can say it on the heels of the controversy surrounding comedian Bill Maher’s use of the word on his HBO show.

Ratings-wise, The Carmichael Show has been relatively stable. Airing on Wednesdays behind Little Big Shots and its offshoot Little Big Shots: Forever Young, the comedy’s adults 18-49 ratings have stayed within the 0.7-0.9 in Live+Same Day.

We wish Jerrod and the rest of the cast much success in their future endeavors. We would love for another network to pick the series up as it was truly quality programming, but we doubt anyone will…

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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DNA Tells No Lies! #LHHATL’s Kirk Frost (@FROST117) YOU ARE THE FATHER of Jasmine Washington’s Baby (@iamjasminebleu)!

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Poor Rasheeda…poor, poor, sweet, beautiful, strong Rasheeda…That is all we can say after a DNA test has confirmed that Kirk Frost is the father of Jasmine Washington’s baby!

As you all know this latest season of Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta has been one of its most talked about and controversial–and not just because of Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez. Kirk Frost yet again stepped out on his wife, Rasheeda and it has resulted in a baby.

via Straight From The A

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Word on the curb is that Kirk IS the father of baby Kannon and that the DNA test results will be announced on the reunion show next week.

In court documents, Washington requested child support in the amount of $2,500 a month (that’s the normal amount in Georgia). She listed her income as zero and her average monthly expenses as $4,059.

Washington wrote an apology note to Rasheeda begging for her forgiveness. But Rasheeda, who obviously knows about the DNA test results, seems unbothered. (source)

As you know, Kirk and Rasheeda have two sons together and Kirk has an older daughter from a previous relationship.

The couple have been married for 18 years and still reside together in Atlanta, but during the season 6 finale’ episode of LHHATL, Frost gave Rasheeda divorce papers (click HERE if you missed that), stating that he wanted to keep their assets separate for the sake of the family

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We are too threw with Kirk Frost and his shenanigans. We have been hoping for the longest he and Rasheeda would bow gracefully off this circus of a reality show, but it seems they have secured themselves at least one more season with this drama. Our next question is what is Rasheeda’s next move? She is a gorgeous woman and can do so much better than Kirk. Let’s keep Rasheeda in our prayers guys! At least we know the story wasn’t fake now…

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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[TEASER TRAILER] A&E Network (@AENetworks) Presents Original Docuseries & Superhero, “Akil The Fugitive Hunter! w/

A&E Network will premiere the new original docuseries “Akil the Fugitive Hunter,” which combines live-action and animation to chronicle the journey of modern-day superhero Akil Muhammad as he tracks and captures some of the most elusive criminals in Los Angeles in order to keep his community safe.

Narrated by actor and activist, Wood Harris (“The Wire”), the 10 episode half-hour series features original animation from influential animator Carl Jones (“Black Dynamite”) and original music from multi-platinum singer and producer Ty Dolla $ign, who also serves as executive music producer for the series. “Akil the Fugitive Hunter” premieres Thursday, July 13 at 10 PM ET/PT with back-to-back episodes on A&E Network.

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[TRAILER] Can You Feel It? A New Web Series, “7th & Love,” Is In The Air!

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Web Series really are the newest wave of entertainment and seem to be popping up everywhere. Shows like About Him and Raising Eli have upped the ante on the genre and sparked the proliferation of a number of new web series that seem to be captivating people by word of mouth and buzz. One of these latest upstarts is none other than 7th & Love!

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Cast of “7th & Love;” (l-r) Nyjal Blair, DJ Funnyman, Maia Kavchak, India Jones, Martel Star, and Rahjiv Staten

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#FashionCrush- Michael Lockley (@michaellockleyy)

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The self proclaimed ‘Golden Child’ Michael Lockley is a breath of fresh air to the fashion world.

It’s often hard as a young African American boy to find others like yourself to look up to, especially in the realm of fashion.  That source of inspiration has manifested itself in the ultra fabulous Michael Lockley. Standing at 6’2 and rocking his signature blonde afro, it’s hard to miss the 19 year old on the the hottest runways.

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Hailing from Brooklyn, Lockley’s personal style is one to be envied. His glam style is reminiscent of Prince or even David Bowie. With his slim frame, it’s easy for him to pull off skin tight jeans, chelsea boots and usually a statement making coat. Lockley looks so good in his clothes, he even makes t-shirts and shorts look as if a world famous stylist put it together.

Michael Lockley

A favorite amongst the street style world, you can expect to see Michael Lockley on any and every fashion blog. His appeal seems to be his willingness to experiment with different looks. Never afraid to turn up the glam or even wear things that may not have been intended for men, his style surpasses gender specificity.  Of course, when you consider the fact that he is in the fashion industry, it would be less than smart for a young man to not learn something when it comes to fashion, or more importantly how it’s styled.

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It’s easy to look at Michael Lockley and feel as if you have to be tall and skinny to look as good as him. What should be taken away from his inspiration is that the beauty is in the styling. Anyone can put on clothes, however to look as if you’ve just come from a photoshoot for GQ is a talent in itself. For Michael Lockley, one thing that is certain is if modelling doesn’t work out, there is always a future in fashion editing.

Written by Dominique Bedell

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“Baby Driver” Movie (@babydrivermovie) Grows Bad Ass As Newest Summer Hit!

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Summer is always the biggest stomping ground for your average blockbuster movie, still Summer 2017 has dropped some pretty amazing films.

We fell in love with Wonder Womanwere terrified by The Mummy, and said farewell to old friends in Cars 3, but now audiences everywhere can prep themselves in VROOM into summer’s newest hit movie, Baby Driver!

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The film centers around “Baby” (Ansel Egbort) an amazing getaway driver who works on demand for a crime boss to pay off a debt from his past. Baby works without question wanting nothing more than a clean break from his life of crime. Seeking freedom and love he finds himself in even hotter water when his final heist goes horribly awry. Baby must fight not only for his life, but the people he loves!

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We Are Here For It! Priyanka Chopra (@priyankachopra) Rumored To Be In Talks w/ Disney (@Disney) for Princess Jasmine Role!

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Disney has scored some major hits over the last few years with its live action take and twists on its classic tales. Maleficent, Cinderella, The Jungle Book, and Beauty & The Beast were all well-received; and the company has announced its plans to create films out of Mulan, The Little Mermaid, Winnie The Pooh, The Lion Kingand Aladdin! Honestly out of all the live action films we are anticipating it is Aladdin we are most excited out. It seems like a no-brainer that this should be the next film in line to become live action, and the rumor mill is turning that casting is already taking place.

We have no confirmed names for any roles, but word on the street is that Quantico’s star, Priyanka Chopra, is in talks with Disney to take on the role of Princess Jasmine in the upcoming live action Aladdin film!

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Princess Jasmine from Disney’s “Aladdin”

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